This popular unit offers the convenience of having the power source at ground level for easy maintenance. Power units are available in diesel, propane and natural gas; ranging from 92-160 hp at 2450 RPM. All engines are true industrial models for heavy-duty use and come with control panels for automatic emergency shutdown. Towers are 20” in diameter and are .250” thick steel tubing with a standard height of 35’. Heavy duty balanced drive lines, with Spicer components, are used. All of our Sentinel machines are equipped with a solar-battery maintenance charger.
Our newest Sentinel comes in a portable model. The smaller version has a total machine weight of 9,000 lbs. Machine has a tower diameter of 20”, the same as our full-size Ground Power model, only has a fan shaft height of 21’. We have accompanied this machine with a Sentinel Mark III 115 hp fan for a compact frost protection solution. We join this great machine with the Fiat Diesel Engine Package Model N45 rated at 125 hp which includes our Hilliard centrifugal clutch assembly.
This alternate unit offers the convenience of starting and stopping automatically by the use of a pre-set thermostat. Very simple and easy to maintain, these units feature fewer parts and greater reliability. The single piece tower is 24” in diameter and is .250” thick steel tubing and supports the Lincoln electric motor for great protection. Standard tower height is 35 feet. The Sentinel Control Panel Box is the top-of-the-line electronic control that protects against single phase, low voltage, and motor burnout.
The Mark I and Mark III fans are the first composite frost control fans designed as direct replacements for the majority of fans in use today. They are available to replace Tropic Breeze, Towt, Frostmaster, and Orchard-Rite, just to name a few. From replacements for small Frostmasters to the 19’ fan used on the Sentinel 150 hp Ground Power; we have your crop covered! These fans have been engineered to provide maximum airflow at minimum blade weight and are available in a variety of horsepower. Please contacts us for pricing and availability.